Rocket: Antares
Payload: Cygnus (Orb-D1)
Launch date: September 18, 2013
Launch time: 10:58 a.m. EDT (1458 GMT)
Launch site: Pad 0A, Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, Wallops Island, Va.
ISS capture: Sept. 29 @ 1100 GMT
ISS departure: Oct. 22 @ 1131 GMT
Re-entry: Oct. 23 @ 1818 GMT

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Expedition 29 Patch

Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
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